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“Every person has a right to a safe, empowered, and pleasurable relationship with sexuality.”
Intimacy for everyone, in a modern world.
Modern Intimacy is committed to creating a safe space for people to get access to expert driven information, professional resources and an inclusive community in which to discuss the intersection of mental health, relationships and sexuality, in an ever-changing, contemporary landscape.

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The Psychologists, Sex Therapists, Couples Therapists and other Therapists on the Modern Intimacy team are here to help.

Effective help for individuals and couples, in a safe and non-judgmental space.

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Everyone has the right to empowered, healthy, and thriving relationships. That includes you.

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Healing from Toxic Relationships

Finding your footing in the wake of a toxic relationship can be challenging. This course equips you with knowledge and resources to help you get your bearings; whether you stay in the relationship or leave.

Recovering From Porn Addiction

Healing from a compulsive sexual behavior disorder does not have to mean the end of sex. This course will help you redefine your relationship to sex, and create a blueprint for a  thriving sex life that aligns with your values and authentic erotic self.

Women's Sexuality Course

The stigma and double standards related to women’s sexuality have no place in a modern world. Join Dr. Balestrieri and other multidisciplinary experts for a robust conversation about healthy sexuality.

REVIVE AND THRIVE: Healing From Trauma

Blending psychoeducation,  Trauma Sensitive Yoga, and other somatic tools, this course is designed to help you regulate your nervous system, reconnect with your body, build trust in your intuition, and set healthy, sustainable boundaries.

Dr. Kate Balestrieri, Psychologist and Certified Sex Therapist, is a regular contributor in various media outlets.

Dr. Kate Balestrieri and the Modern Intimacy team have been featured, quoted, and written in many of the leading and well-respected media outlets, providing expertise on myriad topics related to sexuality, mental health, and relationships.

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